Establish and Maintain Safety Zones to Avoid Rear-End Collisions

By Art Liggio on Mar 19, 2019 10:04:00 AM

Rear-End Collision 144189667The rear-end collision is the most common type of automobile crash.  Almost 40% of the six million accidents that happen each year are rear-end collisions. Furthermore, almost 87% of the crashes were caused from drivers not paying adequate attention to the road.

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The Price of Imbalance: Profit Achieved at the Expense of Safety

By Art Liggio on Dec 11, 2018 9:58:00 AM

My management team just finished the arduous task of producing next year’s business plan bigstock-Return-On-Investment-64642078and budget. Time, effort, forward thinking, compromises and multiple revisions all played a role in accomplishing this yearly forecast. Each year, several key projects (think $$$s here) are identified, which we believe will bring value to our clients and the company as well. Of course, from my vantage point, one of the responsibilities I have is to challenge management on what the Return on Investment (ROI) will be for these new projects. From here we prioritize and decide which ones to pursue and implement in the coming year.

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Taking A Holistic View of Incidents to Achieve Maximum Driver Safety Improvements

By Art Liggio on Oct 30, 2018 2:46:29 PM

Creative sign with the text - Big DataBig data is really here. The amount of details we can amass related to drivers’ activities behind-the-wheel is impressive and loaded with powerful, useful intelligence. However, organizations that have access to this may still face challenges achieving maximum results because a data-driven focus can have an unintentional consequence—To see the driver as a problem to be controlled rather than a resource to be leveraged.

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Just When We Thought We Were Making Progress: Crash Stats

By Art Liggio on Jul 17, 2018 9:17:04 AM

woman investment consultant analyzing company annual financial report balance sheet statement working with documents graphs. Stock market, office, tax, education concept. Hands with charts papersIn 2003 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published the report, “What Do Traffic Crashes Cost? Total Cost to Employers by State and Industry,” which identified, among other vital statistics, the average cost employers incurred with each vehicle crash. Funded by NHTSA, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) released “Cost of Motor Vehicle Crashes to Employers—2015™”an update to the 2003 report which should receive careful review by anyone involved in Fleet operations.

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One Second Advantage™ Safety Tip: Avoiding Aggressive Driving

By Art Liggio on Jun 7, 2018 8:22:36 AM

475851167There is probably not a day that goes by when you see someone taking unnecessary driving risks. If you are like most individuals, this can make you quite uncomfortable—maybe even angry at times. Without a doubt, aggressive driving is a serious and growing problem. It is rude, often illegal, and always dangerous. Speeding, tailgating, frequent and sudden lane changes, failure to yield right-of-way and disregarding traffic signals—these aggressive behaviors are contributing factors in more than 50 percent of all collisions. 

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